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Octopus Server

3.0.8.2251

Includes the web portal and central orchestration service. Run this installer on only the central Octopus Deploy server.

Octopus Tentacle

3.0.8.2251

Deployment agent service. Run this installer on all of the machines that you plan to deploy software to.

Command Line

2.5.4.35

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Octo.exe command line tool for automating Octopus.

TeamCity Plugin

2.6.3.37

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Plugin for JetBrains TeamCity 7+.

Release notes for 3.0.8

Released Friday, July 31, 2015

Highlights and new Features of 3.0

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Plan your upgrade from 2.6 to 3.0

Changes from 3.0.7 to 3.0.8

  • 1774 - Proxy configuration is not used by Calamari
  • 1775 - Hand icon appears when hovering over Task Summary
  • 1783 - Fixed an exception when trying to set a variable to a date
  • 1793 - Provide more informative exception when uploaded Azure Management cert is password protected
  • 1797 - Show correct Azure web app & service icons when target is disabled
  • 1802 - Enable Azure steps to run in parallel on Octopus
  • 1810 - Spinner on NuGet Package Search dialog is misaligned
  • 1811 - Properly align blocking tasks on Task Progress screen
  • 1818 - SSH and Offline Drop Location passwords could be overwritten when not specified

Changes from 3.0.6 to 3.0.7

  • 1790 - Updated the TeamCity plugin to support --deploymenttimeout parameter for Octo.exe
  • 1799 - Automatic release creation will now continue enumerating projects instead of breaking on the first failure
  • 1786 - Cloud Service Deployment Target dropdown values now load and bind correctly
  • 1789 - Correct license message will be displayed when Octopus Server can be updated
  • 1739 - ActivityLog files are now deleted when deleting documents that have Activity Logs, like ServerTasks
  • 1782 - Deployments no longer fail if a manual step happens after package acquisition
  • 1791 - Added a warning to the Azure target pages about the changes we are planning for 3.1
  • 1780 - Enabled DtdProcessing on XML reader to fix DTD security exception due to default value change in .Net 4.0
  • 1806 - Better error reporting for Migration
  • 1758 - Fixed a NullReferenceException in TaskLogFileWriter that occurred during the Import process
  • 1779 - Now migrating SMTP Settings from 2.6 to 3.0
  • 1781 - Now imports deprecated FTP and Azure steps but prevents subsequent deployment
  • 1764 - Package retention policies for the Built-in NuGet feed will now be respected properly
  • 1772 - Re-enabled pagination for library packages and feeds
  • 1785 - Now supports Windows Services with apostrophe/single-quote in the name
  • 1788 - Step Template drop down now correctly highlights the selected option in edit mode
  • 1750 - Sensitive values are now masked consistently across all types of logs
  • 1796 - Azure SubscriptionId is now validated before allowing you to save
  • 1787 - Arguments for sc.exe are now quoted and escaped more consistently when configuring Windows Services

Changes from 3.0.5 to 3.0.6

  • 1509 - Now prevents you from adding ActiveDirectory groups to the "Everyone" team
  • 1718 - The Plugins Module has been revived
  • 1770 - Cascading deletes now work as expected (for example, deleting users now also deletes them from teams)
  • 1777 - Health check now uses Environment property rather than WMI to get machine host name
  • 1778 - License is now migrated from 2.6 to 3.0
  • 1771 - Octopus Server will no longer crash when checking for cancelled tasks if the database becomes unavailable
  • 1769 - Hydra now uses the latest Octopus Installers which ensure Tentacles are reconfigured after update

Changes from 3.0.4 to 3.0.5

  • 1756 - Active Directory authentication now works even if the User does not provide a UPN
  • 1724 - Removed some inaccurate API hyperlinks that are no longer relevant
  • 1755 - Calamari no longer picks the wrong files when running Octodiff which would cause Octodiff to fail
  • 1742 - The Dashboard now updates correctly in more circumstances
  • 1740 - The Dashboard now updates correctly when deployments finish
  • 1652 - The login form now prevents multiple submissions which would have prevented new Active Directory users from signing in
  • 1762 - Extraneous artifacts in backup file no longer crash the data migrator
  • 1763 - Fixed several issues with the IIS Bindings UI
  • 1701 - Deployments with Manual steps and Retention Policies no longer experience a NullReferenceException
  • 1736 - Reverted step parallelism to 2.x behaviour which can be overridden by OctopusBypassDeploymentMutex
  • 1710 - Single quote in environment name no longer breaks pre/post deploy Powershell scripts
  • 1759 - More descriptive exceptions are now thrown for missing files and directories during data import
  • 1751 - Removed misleading validation on Description fields that have no maximum length constraints
  • 1745 - Upload the full package if delta patch fails instead of failing the deployment
  • 1725 - Project variables with whitespace in the name will now work

Changes from 3.0.3 to 3.0.4

  • 1609 - The SMTP Client is now disposed correctly
  • 1743 - Deleting an Octopus Server instance no longer requires the SQL Database to exist
  • 1717 - No longer downloading packages for skipped steps
  • 1451 - Clarified Authentication Mode in the IIS Web Site deployment feature
  • 1735 - Offline deployments no longer fail when running steps in parallel
  • 1690 - Improved timeliness of getting logs from Calamari
  • 1731 - Improved logging of unhandled exceptions in Calamari
  • 1745 - When Octodiff.exe apply-delta throws an exception the full package is now uploaded as a fall back

Changes from 3.0.2 to 3.0.3

  • 1730 - Fixed space CSS for Task Summary/Task log and results
  • 1729 - Improved speed of Migrator
  • 1733 - Increase Server Task.Description length to MAX
  • 1726 - SQL Connection kept alive during task log import

Changes from 3.0.1 to 3.0.2

  • 1723 - Addressed some UI and behavioural bugs on the Step Templates pages
  • 1721 - Fix for z-index for variables pop-up window for bindings
  • 1722 - Increase timeout for database creation during install
  • 1727 - Fix in Tentacle MSI to correct for Service path on previously upgraded Tentacles
  • 1728 - Script console fullscreen now more robust

Changes from 2.6.5 to 3.0

  • 1532 - --deploymenttimeout used in octo.exe and TeamCity plugin now counts hours too
  • 1526 - Changes to cookie behaviour for reasons (see issue for full explanation of result)
  • 1400 - Logging added of how many files were copied to Custom Install Directory
  • 1555 - Semicolon added as email separator in email steps
  • 911 - Artifacts are now collected when a Tentacle job fails
  • 1193 - Variable filtering now works in the UI
  • 1177 - Added Octopus.Web.BaseUrl a default web base URL variable for Octopus
  • 1496 - Added Octopus.Release.PreviousForEnvironment.Id and `Octopus.Release.PreviousForEnvironment.Number'
  • 1533 - Fixed Https bindings when not on the default port
  • 1225 - Added correctly spelled variable IgnoreConfigTranformationErrors
  • 1170 - Octopus.Tentacle.CurrentDeployment.TargetedRoles now always available
  • 1419 - Provide an option for any machine variables (see issue for use and syntax)
  • 1531 - Removed script console timeout
  • 1398 - We now send less log messages when processing XML transforms
  • 1238 - Additional logging added for additional transforms if not found
  • 820 - Environment variables now updated before invoking scripts
  • 1522 - Download icon now links to the correct package in the library